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Sébastien Lareau

Sébastien Lareau
Country 23x15px Canada
Residence Canada
Born (1973-04-27) April 27, 1973 (age 42)
Montreal, Quebec
Height Script error: No such module "convert".
Turned pro 1991
Retired 2001
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $2,879,682
Singles
Career record 99–137
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 76 (April 17, 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1998)
French Open 2R (1997)
Wimbledon 2R (1993, 1998, 1999, 2000)
US Open 2R (1995, 1998, 1999)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 2R (2000)
Doubles
Career record 266–142
Career titles 17
Highest ranking No. 4 (October 11, 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (1996, 1997)
French Open QF (2000)
Wimbledon SF (1998)
US Open W (1999)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour Finals W (1999)
Olympic Games 20px Gold Medal (2000)
Last updated on: October 23, 2007.
Olympic medal record
Men's tennis
Competitor for 23x15px Canada
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Men's doubles

Sébastien Lareau (born April 27, 1973 in Montreal, Quebec) is a former touring professional tennis player. He became the first Canadian to ever win a Grand Slam title by winning the 1999 U.S. Open Men's Doubles with his American partner Alex O'Brien.

As a singles player

The right-handed Lareau achieved a career best singles ranking of World No. 76 in April 1995. He had a career ATP tour event win-loss record of 99-137. Lareau's best singles tour results were:

  • in 1995, the quarterfinals of the Philadelphia and St. Petersburg Grand Prix events;
  • in 1996, the fourth round of the Key Biscayne Grand Prix event;
  • in 1997, the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Grand Prix event;
  • in 1998, the third round of the Australian Open; the semifinals of the Philadelphia, the quarterfinals of the Scottsdale, the semifinals of the Hong Kong, the quarterfinals of the Washington and Moscow International Series events;
  • in 1999, the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Outdoor International Series event; and
  • in 2001, the semifinals of the Memphis International Series event.

As a doubles player

The 6'0 (1.83m), Script error: No such module "convert". Lareau reached a career high doubles ranking of world no. 4 in October 1999. He won 17 doubles titles on the ATP tour. His victories included the 1996 and 1998 Stuttgart Masters Series, the 1999 London/Queen's Club International Series, the 1999 U.S. Open, the 1999 Paris Indoor Tennis Masters Series, and the 1999 ATP Doubles Championships events, all partnering Alex O'Brien; the 1999 Washington International Series and 2000 Memphis International Series Gold events partnering Justin Gimelstob; and the 2000 Montreal/Toronto Tennis Masters Series and Sydney Olympics partnering compatriot Daniel Nestor. Lareau was also a finalist in the 1996 Australian Open and ATP Doubles Championship, 1997 Australian Open both partnering O'Brien.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 32 (17 titles, 15 runners-up)

Legend
Grand Slam (1–2)
Olympic Gold (1–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (1–1)
ATP Masters Series (4–1)
ATP Championship Series (4–5)
ATP Tour (6–6)
Titles by Surface
Hard (12–9)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (1–2)
Carpet (4–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 11 April 1994 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard 23x15px Patrick McEnroe 23x15px Henrik Holm
23x15px Anders Järryd
6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 25 April 1994 Seoul, South Korea Hard 23x15px Kent Kinnear 23x15px Stephane Simian
23x15px Kenny Thorne
4–6, 6–3, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 14 November 1994 Antwerp, Belgium Carpet 23x15px Hendrik Jan Davids 23x15px Jan Apell
23x15px Jonas Björkman
6–4, 1–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 1 May 1995 Seoul, South Korea Hard 23x15px Jeff Tarango 23x15px Joshua Eagle
23x15px Andrew Florent
6–3, 6–2
Winner 2. 23 October 1995 Beijing, China Carpet 23x15px Tommy Ho 23x15px Dick Norman
23x15px Fernon Wibier
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 4. 29 January 1996 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard 23x15px Alex O'Brien 23x15px Stefan Edberg
23x15px Petr Korda
5–7, 5–7, 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 17 June 1996 London/Queen's Club, England Grass 23x15px Alex O'Brien 23x15px Mark Woodforde
23x15px Todd Woodbridge
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 6. 20 April 1996 Doubles Championships, Hartford Carpet 23x15px Alex O’Brien 23x15px Mark Woodforde
23x15px Todd Woodbridge
4–6, 7–5, 2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 3. 28 October 1996 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet 23x15px Alex O'Brien 23x15px Jacco Eltingh
23x15px Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 27 January 1997 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard 23x15px Alex O'Brien 23x15px Mark Woodforde
23x15px Todd Woodbridge
6–4, 5–7, 5–7, 3–6
Winner 4. 3 March 1997 Philadelphia, United States Hard (i) 23x15px Alex O'Brien 23x15px Ellis Ferreira
23x15px Patrick Galbraith
6–3, 6–3
Winner 5. 28 July 1997 Los Angeles, United States Hard 23x15px Alex O'Brien Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi
23x15px Rick Leach
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 4 August 1997 Montreal, Canada Hard 23x15px Alex O’Brien Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi
Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 18 August 1997 New Haven, United States Hard 23x15px Alex O'Brien Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi
Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
4–6, 7–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 20 April 1998 Tokyo, Japan Hard 23x15px Daniel Nestor 23x15px Olivier Delaître
23x15px Stefano Pescosolido
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 22 June 1998 Nottingham, England Grass 23x15px Daniel Nestor 23x15px Justin Gimelstob
23x15px Byron Talbot
5–7, 7–6, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 24 August 1998 New Haven, United States Hard 23x15px Alex O'Brien 23x15px Wayne Arthurs
23x15px Peter Tramacchi
6–7, 6–1, 3–6
Winner 7. 2 November 1998 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Hard (i) 23x15px Alex O'Brien Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi
Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 8. 18 January 1999 Sydney, Australia Hard 23x15px Daniel Nestor 23x15px Patrick Galbraith
23x15px Paul Haarhuis
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 22 February 1999 Memphis, United States Hard (i) 23x15px Alex O’Brien 23x15px Todd Woodbridge
23x15px Mark Woodforde
3–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 14 June 1999 London/Queen's Club, England Grass 23x15px Alex O'Brien 23x15px Todd Woodbridge
23x15px Mark Woodforde
6–3, 7–6
Winner 10. 23 August 1999 Washington, D.C., United States Hard 23x15px Justin Gimelstob 23x15px David Adams
23x15px John-Laffnie de Jager
7–5, 6–7, 6–3
Winner 11. 13 September 1999 U.S. Open, New York Hard 23x15px Alex O'Brien Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi
Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
7–6(9–7), 6–4
Winner 12. 11 October 1999 Shanghai, China Hard 23x15px Daniel Nestor 23x15px Todd Woodbridge
23x15px Mark Woodforde
7–5, 6–3
Winner 13. 8 November 1999 Paris, France Carpet 23x15px Alex O'Brien 23x15px Jared Palmer
23x15px Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 7–5
Winner 14. 22 November 1999 Doubles Championships, Hartford Carpet 23x15px Alex O'Brien Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi
Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
6–3, 6–2, 6–2
Winner 15. 21 February 2000 Memphis, United States Hard (i) 23x15px Justin Gimelstob 23x15px Jim Grabb
23x15px Richey Reneberg
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 6 March 2000 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet 23x15px Jonas Björkman 23x15px Martin Damm
23x15px David Prinosil
1–6, 7–5, 5–7
Runner-up 14. 8 May 2000 Orlando, United States Clay 23x15px Justin Gimelstob Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
23x15px Jan Siemerink
3–6, 4–6
Winner 16. 7 August 2000 Toronto, Canada Hard 23x15px Daniel Nestor 23x15px Joshua Eagle
23x15px Andrew Florent
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 17. 2 October 2000 Sydney Olympics, Australia Hard 23x15px Daniel Nestor 23x15px Todd Woodbridge
23x15px Mark Woodforde
5–7, 6–3, 6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 15. 20 August 2001 Indianapolis, United States Hard Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi 23x15px Mark Knowles
23x15px Brian MacPhie
6–7, 7–5, 4–6

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A A A QF 2R F F 1R 1R 1R 3R A 0 / 8 16–8
French Open A A A A A A 3R 3R 2R 3R 1R QF A A 0 / 6 10–6
Wimbledon A A A A A 3R 2R 3R 1R SF QF QF 1R A 0 / 8 15–8
U.S. Open A A A A SF 2R 1R QF 2R 1R W QF 2R A 1 / 9 18–8
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 0 1 / 31 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–1 6–3 4–4 12–4 7–4 6–4 9–3 9–4 3–3 0–0 N/A 59–30
Masters Series
Indian Wells NME A A A A QF A A QF 1R 1R 3R A A 0 / 5 5–5
Miami NME A A A A 1R A QF 3R 2R 2R QF 2R A 0 / 7 6–7
Monte Carlo NME A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Rome NME A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Hamburg NME A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Canada NME A QF 1R QF 1R 1R QF F QF 2R W 1R A 1 / 11 17–10
Cincinnati NME A A A 2R 2R 2R 2R SF QF 2R SF 1R A 0 / 9 12–9
Stuttgart NME A A A A 1R A W SF W QF 2R A A 2 / 6 12–4
Paris NME A A A A A A 2R A 2R W A A A 1 / 3 5–2
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 5 0 / 2 1 / 5 0 / 5 1 / 6 1 / 6 1 / 5 0 / 3 0 / 0 4 / 41 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 0–0 2–1 0–1 3–2 3–5 1–2 9–4 10–5 11–5 7–5 10–3 1–4 0–0 N/A 57–37
Year End Ranking 659 861 287 332 67 42 55 17 15 17 4 17 118 1536 N/A

A = did not attend tournament

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